Accessibility Administrative Coordinator (AS1)

  • Oregon Health Authority
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Feb 04, 2022
Full time Administrative Project Manager Public Health Public Policy Health Care

Job Description

Accessibility Administrative Coordinator (AS1) Limited Duration

Agency: Oregon Health Authority

Salary Range:$2,922 - $4,331

Job Description:

Are you passionate about protecting, preserving, and promoting the health of the people of Oregon? If so, please consider a career with the Oregon Health Authority.

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) together have launched a new COVID-19 Response and Recovery Unit (CRRU). The CRRU is recruiting for an Accessibility Administrative Coordinator

This is a full-time, limited duration opportunity for anyone to apply. Current state of Oregon employees may have an additional option as a job rotation or job share. This is a classified position represented by a union.

Limited duration positions are benefits eligible. The duration of this assignment is anticipated to last through Dec 31st, 2022 but could end early or be extended based on funding and business needs.

What will you do?

The Accessibility Administrative Coordinator provides administrative support related to disability access issues for the unit and other internal and external partners. It contributes significantly to the effective, efficient operation of the CRRU Accessibility Team by assisting staff in the development of project materials, creation and maintenance of document organization systems, scheduling and documentation. This position assists in the development and tracking of contracts with external vendors as needed for the conduct of the team’s work and follow’s up on action items as needed. This position coordinates with external partners to further the mission of the unit. Work may involve handling of sensitive issues and confidential information requiring discretion on the employee’s part.

What's in it for you?
The COVID-19 Response and Recovery Unit (CRRU) is a team of passionate individuals working to promote health across the lifespan of individuals, families, and communities. We value and support unique perspectives using a trauma-informed approach and aim to reflect these values in our hiring practices, professional development, and workplace. We are committed to racial equity as a driving factor to improve health outcomes for all communities that experience inequities.

We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans

What are we looking for?

Requested Skills

  • Minimum Requirements: Three years of clerical/secretarial experience that included: Two years at a full performance level performing typing, word processing, or other generation of documents AND lead work responsibility or coordination of office procedures.
  • Courses or training in Office Occupations or Office Technology may be substituted for up to one year of the clerical/secretarial experience. No substitution will be made for the two years at the full performance level.

Preferred Skills

  • Lived experience of disability or professional experience with disability and access issues.
  • Ability to work as a contributing member of the team, including the willingness to collaborate, share information, and contribute to the team's success. 
  • Excellent customer service skills for both internal and external customers.
  • Proven leadership skills – including professional verbal and written communication, teamwork, and group facilitation skills.
  • Knowledge of and experience with computerized information systems such as Zoom and MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.
  • Experience promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.

Working Conditions

  • Acceptable working conditions support a hybrid schedule for in office and remote work. The work of this role may be conducted remotely with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. There are times that the work will need to be conducted onsite. Work location can be changed at any time at the discretion of the hiring manager.
  • When telework options are not possible, physical distancing of at least 6 feet between people must be maintained to the maximum extent possible. When state executive branch offices and state agency offices are closed to the public, public services shall be provided by phone and online during regular business hours to the maximum extent possible. To the extent that closure is not feasible, in-person interactions between staff and the public should be by appointment, whenever possible. When public services require in-person interactions, physical distancing requirements must be maintained to the maximum extent possible.


How to Apply

  • Complete the online application
  • Complete questionnaire
  • Attach a resume
  • Attach a cover letter

Attention current State of Oregon employees:

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To apply as a job rotation/developmental candidate, you must be currently employed by the State of Oregon (this includes regular status employees, who have completed trial service, as well as limited duration employees).

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Questions/Need Help?

If you need assistance to participate in the application process, including an accommodation request under the American with Disabilities Act contact: Kyle Phillips at

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Additional Information

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  • Background Check: If you are offered employment, your offer will be contingent upon the positive outcome of an abuse check, criminal records check and driving records check.  The information will be shared with the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Office of Human Resources (OHR). Any criminal or founded abuse history will be reviewed and could result in the withdrawal of the offer or termination of employment.
  • Veterans: If you are a veteran, you may receive veteran’s preference. Click here for more information about veterans’ preference. To receive veterans' preference points, please submit the following required documentation when you apply: A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; OR a letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating you receive a non-service-connected pension for the five (5) point preference. A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; AND a copy of your veterans' disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veterans Affairs for the ten (10) point preference.
  • Visa Sponsorship: We do not offer VISA sponsorships or transfers currently. You will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming authorization to work in the United States within three days of hire.
  • Vaccine Requirements: The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here.
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Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity

The Oregon Health Authority is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information or any other protected class under state or federal law. In addition, we do not discriminate, or screen applicants based on current or past compensation. To learn more about OHA’s vision and core values, click here.

The Oregon Health Authority is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to workforce diversity.



$2,922 -$4,331